Nadal sets up Federer clash at BNP Paribas Open semis (updated)
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
WASHINGTON, March 15 (Xinhua) -- Rafael Nadal of Spain and Swiss mogul Roger Federer set up a dream semifinal after beating respective opponents in the quarterfinals at the BNP Paribas Open on Friday.
Second seed Nadal dug deep to save a set point in the second set and prevailed in a high-quality quarterfinal over 12th seed Karen Khachanov of Russia 7-6(2), 7-6(2) while fourth seed Federer defeated Poland's Hubert Hurkacz 6-4, 6-4 in an earlier match.
"It's not every day you get to play a quarte ...